3 Tips for How to Enjoy Christmas in Valencia

3 Tips for How to Enjoy Christmas in Valencia, Valencia, Spain (B)

Time to swap out that jolly red color for a juicy shade of orange by spending Christmas in Valencia. It’s a great way to experience the holidays in Spain without the massive crowds in the more commonly known cities of Madrid and Barcelona. You can enjoy the charming historic center, traditional Valencia foods, and even the alluring Mediterranean Sea for a unique European Christmas trip.

To make the most of this holiday trip, here are three helpful things that we’ve learned firsthand so that you can truly enjoy Christmas in Valencia.

I’ll start with the most important thing for enjoying Christmas in Valencia – timing. Christmas lights and decorations in Valencia start going up in early December. But (and it’s a big but), the really big displays, especially some of the Christmas markets, don’t start until mid-December. Earlier than that and it just doesn’t seem quite as festive.

Christmas in Valencia is still a beautiful site any time throughout December, but for a bit more of an impressive display, I recommend going anytime between the middle of December to January 6th. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: 3 Tips for How to Enjoy Christmas in Valencia
Guide Location: Spain » Valencia
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Amalia Maloney Del Riego
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Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Plaza de Ayuntamiento
  • The IES Lluís Vives
  • The Mercado Central
  • Plaza de la Reina
  • Mercat de Tapineria
  • Mercado de Colón
  • Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias
  • Mercado Municipal del Cabanyal
  • Estacion Norte
  • Barrio del Carmen
  • Ruzafa